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For Immediate Release | May 2012
David Sacks takes his camera to Sub-Saharan Africa and through both an objective and subjective nature, tells the stories that are all around him. Some stories are tragic, other stories are joyful despite few material possessions. He captures what he sees. Explore his encounters and adventures that are close to his heart and humble yourself through his magnificent imagery.
Atglen P.A. — True Africa showcases the best and worst of what orphans in Sub-Saharan Africa live with every day. Is there poverty? Yes. But there is also beauty, dignity, a generosity of hospitality, and joy. Extreme poverty is an assault on human dignity, but at the end of the day it is no match for the human soul. Dignity can be obscured, beaten down, and dressed in tatters, but its essence remains. If you are perceptive, you will see it. Professional photofrapher David Sacks is a master at drawing out these qualities in his subjects. He shows that people – both children and adults – are not defined by the outer shell of their adversity. So put aside all your preconceived notions about the calamities Africa may or may not be facing and enjoy this photographic journey into the beautiful and joyful people who live there.
David Sacks has been a professional photographer for more than 20 years, has won dozens of photography awards, and has been published in more than 50 national and international magazines. David received the Nikon/PDN World in Focus Grand Prize in 2007 for his work in Africa and has worked as a photographer in 34 countries. David has donated all royalties from the sale of this book to charity. He maintains photography studios in New York City and Philadelphia. More of his work can be seen at davidsacks.com.
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Size: 12" x 12"
Illustrations: 23 b/w photos
Page Count: 192
Binding: Hard Cover
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